Sumter Drive Residential Fire
At approximately 13:40 on June 9th, 2021 Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to the area of Monterey Dr. and Ventura Dr. for a possible structure fire. Once all units went en route, Colorado Springs Public Safety Communications Center advised they were receiving multiple calls of a possible structure fire on the area and then updated the address to the 2200 block of Sumter Dr. From Fire Station 4, Engine 4 could see a large header and advised dispatch to upgrade the alarm to a working fire. Truck 8 was clearing a nearby medical call and attached themselves to the call. On scene, Truck 4 arrived to heavy smoke showing from the Alpha-Bravo and the Bravo-Charlie corners, and Truck 4 established Sumter Command. Bystanders then advised Truck 4 of an elder party possibly trapped inside the structure and began a primary to find the victim. Engine 11 arrived, grabbed the hydrant directly in front of Truck 4, and pulled a 1 3/4 attack. Engine 11 also performed a 360 around the structure. Battalion 2 arrived and assumed command and switched to transitional attack. Battalion 2 then updated all crews that there were heavy smoke and fire conditions in the garage and it was spreading to the living area. Engine 23 arrived and was assigned Charlie side water supply and fire attack. 73 arrived and advised command all occupants had made it out of the structure. Truck 8 arrived on scene and began horizontal vent on the Charlie side. Truck 9 and HazMat 14 arrived, HazMat 14 assumed Safety and Accountability and Truck 9 assumed RIC. At 14:03 the fire was declared under control. Squad 21 arrived and established rehab. Shortly after crews began to be released and the scene was handed over to fire investigators.
First Alarm: Battalion 2, Engine 8, Engine 11, Engine 23 Truck 4 & Truck 9
Special Call: Truck 8
Working Structure Fire Assignment: Battalion 1, Battalion 4, HazMat 14, Squad 21, 73 (EMS Liaison/PIO), 52 (PIO Captain), X-Ray 197 (Fire Investigator), X-Ray 198 (Fire Investigator), X-Ray 199 (Fire Investigator)
American Medical Response: Medic 18
Colorado Springs Police Department and Colorado Springs Utilities